– Prof.Dr. E.V. Ramasamy
"School of Environmental Sciences was brought into existence in 1995 as a Center of Learning in the frontier areas of Environmental Sciences. It is an effort by the University to give a new direction and dimension to fulfill the long-standing needs of the different sections of the society. The major mandate of the School is to develop appropriate technologies and skilled human resources for conservation of nature, sustainable utilization and management of natural resources for development."